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Information regarding the management and care of horses with PSSM.
Weed Control in Ponds and Lakes.
This paper describes a low cost drone system a person can assemble to perform real-time mapping.
Two different calibration procedures for determining the correct vehicle speed, tip and pressure to create a desired application rate.
Chemical Weed Control for Herbaceous and Woody Plants.
Conversion tables for weight, temperature, speed, length, area and liquid measure.
Chemical Weed Control For Corn Crops.
Louisiana Suggested Weed Management Guide for Cotton.
Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Citrus, Grapes (Muscadine and Bunch), Mayhaws, Peaches and Pecans Chemical Weed Control
Common and chemical names of herbicides.
Grain Sorghum Chemical Weed Control.
Conservation tillage systems, whether no-till or stale seedbed, require herbicide programs that successfully control native winter vegetation or cover crops before planting.
Using soil temperature with the 5-day outlook for DD60s to determine when to plant can result in a vigorous plant stand and avoid making replant decisions.
Home Garden Chemical Weed Control.
Introduction, Other Useful Internet Sites, Web Addresses for Chemical Companies.
Lawns and Other Turf Areas Chemical Weed Control.
Complete pdf of 2018 Chemical Weed Management Guide -- 223 pages. Download the complete pdf for free.
Chemical weed control for perennial, broad-leaf and grassy weeds; poison ivy and other vines.
Nozzle types and suggested uses. Recommended procedures for reducing pesticide drift.
Chemical Weed Control for Permanent Pastures With White or Ladino Clover, Permanent Pasture Without Legume, Forage Sorghum or Sorghum Sudan Hybrids, Bermuda Establishment (Sprigging Only) and Alfalfa.
Chemical Weed Control for Peanuts.
Weed Control Guide - information on recrop intervals.
Rice Chemical Weed Control.
Oats, Wheat, Barley and Rye Chemical Weed Control.
Soybean Chemical Weed Control.
Sugarcane Chemical Weed Control.
Vegetable Crops (commercial) Chemical Weed Control.
Things that promote resistance along with examples of herbicides having same mode of action and weeds that are resistant to them.
Woody Plants (Forestry) Chemical Weed Control.
When you visit a raw sugar factory in Louisiana, you will see one of Louisiana’s largest, oldest and most fascinating industries in operation.
A regular soil testing regimen is paramount to a productive row cropping operation and a sound fertility program.
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed eight new members to the 15-member board.
Breeders at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station work continuously to develop new varieties and hybrids.
Continuing and new projects.
Anne Idsal, regional administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency visited the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station in March 2018.
The agronomy project under Dustin Harrell is an all-encompassing series of studies aimed at improving production efficiency and increasing yields.
For the first time a researcher tested a field-scale rice seed treatment of jasmonic acid for its potential to impart resistance against insect pests.
LSU AgCenter researcher Manoch Kongchum is studying nitrogen-use efficiency and yield for rice grown under three different irrigation protocols.
Ongoing improvements at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station are aimed at modernizing the facility and maintaining its global prominence.
For her doctoral dissertation, Lina Bernaola has been studying whether arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) can help rice plants with improved rice growth.
A high-protein rice variety developed by LSU AgCenter rice researcher Ida Wenefrida is being grown for commercial production in southern Illinois.
LSU AgCenter researchers are developing best management practices for growing row rice in north Louisiana.
Insect research under Blake Wilson, an LSU AgCenter entomologist, continued in 2018 with several ongoing projects.
In 2018, farmers grew Provisia rice commercially for the first time, and the reaction to the technology’s weed-control capability was positive.
The winter nursery in Puerto Rico continues to help save time in the development of new rice options for farmers, researchers say.
Amistar Top, a new fungicide, made its debut in 2018 with mixed reviews.
Genetic marker technology is leading to a more efficient process for developing new varieties.
After two challenging years, most Louisiana rice farmers had a good crop in 2018.
Increased rice acreage and yields in 2018 have suppressed prices, according to an LSU AgCenter economist who says that trend is expected to continue.
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed eight new members to the 15-member Louisiana Rice Research Board.
The 2019 Rice Varieties and Management Tips is available through the LSU AgCenter’s rice webpage at www.lsuagcenter.com/topics/crops/rice.
Wireworms are larvae of click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae), which are sporadic pests of sugarcane in Louisiana and Florida.
The performance of grain sorghum hybrids is annually evaluated in the official variety trials by LSU AgCenter researchers to provide unbiased performance data.
The performance of corn hybrids is annually evaluated in the official variety trials by LSU AgCenter researchers to provide unbiased performance data.
To assist grain sorghum producers with hybrid selection, the LSU AgCenter conducts annual performance trials at several locations across the state.
Sugarcane varieties are the lifeblood of the Louisiana sugarcane industry. Variety diversification is essential to the survival of the industry.
This publication should help producers make more informed decisions about corn hybrid selection and production practices.
2018 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research and Promotion Board Report
Syam Dodla, LSU AgCenter agronomist, is studying fertilization rates in no-till fields for corn and soybeans.
LSU AgCenter agents are moving into the high-tech area when it comes to scouting soybean and corn fields in the state.
Water may not be as scarce in Louisiana as it is out west, but when it comes to irrigation, farmers in our state face challenges with changing governmental reg
Cristina Sabliov, LSU AgCenter biological engineer, is working with other scientists on a project using nanoparticles carrying insecticides to control insects.
LSU AgCenter scientists are working to determine how winter cover crops grown in the offseason can be used to help farmers improve yields, reduce expenses and e
Breakthroughs in research by LSU AgCenter scientists may soon lead to improved control of Cercospora leaf blight, the No. 1 soybean disease in Louisiana.
The 2017-18 wheat crop was outstanding from a production and research standpoint, according to LSU AgCenter wheat breeder Steve Harrison.
As irrigation has grown more common on Louisiana farms, LSU AgCenter researchers are studying the most efficient and beneficial ways to apply water to crops.
The LSU AgCenter recently hired three scientists whose work aims to improve soybean and grain production in Louisiana.
New research on pests in soybeans and corn should decrease the amount of money growers spend on pest control.
National studies of commercial enhanced-efficiency nitrogen fertilizers on row crops have shown some success in improving efficiency of plant uptake and decrea
Profitability is essential for a farming operation’s survival. But determining the point where losses turn into profits is always a moving target and consists
Scientists are gaining new understanding of a disease that has killed soybean plants in several states.
2018 Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board-funded projects
An LSU AgCenter researcher is getting closer to developing a better way to clean sprayers that are used to apply farm chemicals.
Finding a variety or hybrid that will perform to its full potential is a goal all producers strive for. While it may not be as difficult as finding a needle in
Boyd Padgett, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist, is overseeing a study of the correlation between defoliation of corn plants and yield.
In a new study measuring various factors affecting corn yield, AgCenter researchers are working to evaluate the effects of tillage, plant populations and ferti
The population of feral hogs in the state is continuing to grow, but LSU AgCenter scientists are working to decrease their numbers.
LSU AgCenter nematode specialist Charles Overstreet has found variable soil textures can affect nematode damage to soybeans, results similar to findings in cot
LSU AgCenter researchers are studying cultural practices and fertility management for soybeans.
After 35 years of helping Louisiana farmers fight crop diseases, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Clayton Hollier has retired.
Most farmers depend on herbicides to keep troublesome weed populations in check.
Drift is always a concern for producers using agricultural sprayers.
Small grain variety trials are conducted annually by scientists of the LSU AgCenter Agricultural Experiment Station.
One of the most important decisions a forage producer must make is which variety or varieties to plant. Many forage varieties are marketed in Louisiana.
Encouraging and maintaining healthy native bee populations in your yard requires the presence of nesting habitat in addition to forage.
A number of common vegetable and fruit plants can serve a dual function of providing food and habitat specifically for native pollinators.
Native pollinators have evolved close associations with the plants specific to their native regions.
Combining appropriate cover crop and conservation tillage methods are eligible for cot-share incentives from NRCS.